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09 Aug 2017

Social Media

Emojis can now help in detecting sarcasm on Twitter!

Millions use emojis every day; they help inject emotions into our often brief and dull online conversations.

08 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump breaks 64-years of precedent, gives just one solo presser

US President Donald Trump's dislike for the news media is no secret, he largely prefers Twitter for disseminating information.

02 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

"Won't stay off social media", says Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump's Twitter addiction is well known; he recently made it clear that he wouldn't quit using social media as it was the only way for him to "get the truth out".

28 Jul 2017

Social Media

Twitter is losing user base, blue bird is in trouble

Twitter might be Trump's favorite place to rant but numbers suggest that the blue bird is feeling far from chirpy.

12 Jul 2017

Social Media

Amarnath attack: Can't an Indian vent on Twitter without fear?

Terrorists opened fire pilgrims in a bus heading to the holy site of Amarnath in J&K. Seven people died, 14 were injured.

12 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

Trump-ed: US President curbing US citizens rights, results in lawsuit

Donald Trump has embarked on a noble journey of "Making America great again" and regularly shares his nuggets of wisdom on Twitter via @realDonaldTrump.

11 Jul 2017


Sachin tweets asking for phone numbers, fans respond, spammers rejoice

It started with a tweet. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar posted on the social media platform on Monday, "Have friends with many excuses to not get fit? Tag them using #NoExcuses with their cities & mobile no & I may call to give them a pep talk!" as part of his promotional campaign.

10 Jul 2017


How can you reserve your Tesla's Model 3?

Interested people can head over to Tesla's website and simply fill a form at www.tesla.com/model3/reserve and pay a fully-refundable reservation fee.

09 Jul 2017


NASA tweets about Guru Purnima!

Guru Purnima, a day dedicated to teachers, is being celebrated on July 9 this year.

08 Jul 2017

Bill Gates

Malala graduates from high school, Twitter applauds her

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who became a global face of girls education after getting shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, recently graduated from Birmingham's Edgbaston school.

04 Jul 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Cop's tweet scares kidnappers to release held hostage

Delhi-based Varun Vohra, an MNC executive, who was kidnapped would have never thought that Twitter would come to his rescue. On July 1, Deputy Commissioner of Police Surender Kumar tweeted about Vohra missing.

30 Jun 2017


Twitterati takes a dig, as CM gets stuck in traffic-jam

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar got to live the life of a Gurgaon commuter when he was stuck in traffic for a few minutes.

28 Jun 2017


Twitter can identify, track crime quicker than police

Since its inception 11 years ago, microblogging site Twitter has served many purposes, including social networking, keeping track of news, keeping up with friends, famous personalities and celebs, etc.

21 Jun 2017


Facebook, Twitter being increasingly used to spread political propaganda

In social media, truth takes a back seat and propaganda rules; it's not a random observation but the summation of a detailed study made by Oxford Internet Institute's Computational Propaganda Research Project.

19 Jun 2017


Two-factor authentication: Protect your online accounts against hackers

Considering the fact that every second one or more accounts are getting hacked across the world, a little bit of precaution won't hurt.

16 Jun 2017

Alibaba Group

Amazon secures patent to prevent online price comparison in stores

After recently launching its physical retail stores, Amazon has been granted a patent that will prevent consumers from using the in-store Wi-Fi to check product price listings online.

13 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

New COVFEFE Act seeks to preserve Trump's tweets as presidential-records

Last month, President Donald Trump tweeted a misspelled word that just might make its way to America's law books… That's if one witty Democratic lawmaker has his way.

08 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Trump is against freedom of speech, says USA rights institute

What does a tyrant and Trump have in common? Well, they have been both accused of curbing the voice of their people.

01 Jun 2017


MakeMyTrip trolled for co-founder's tweet on beef

MakeMyTrip has come under attack after a co-founder protested the Centre's laws on cattle slaughter.

28 May 2017

Paresh Rawal

Democracy is upheld by its people, not Twitter rants

A person walks up to the stage and says, "For the next five minutes I am going to make a joke that is non-political, non-offensive, constructive, has no expletives and will have nothing that creates controversy," after five minutes of pin drop silence, he looks at the audience and says, "I hope you liked the joke."

23 May 2017


Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore passes away

Sir Roger Moore, the former James Bond star died after battling with cancer at the age of 89, in Switzerland.

21 May 2017

Donald Trump

Twitter boss apologizes for Trump's win

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams apologized for the role his company reportedly played during the US presidential elections, which ended with Donald Trump's victory.

20 May 2017


Sania Mirza promotes OnePlus on Twitter, gets trolled!

Sania Mirza recently tweeted about OnePlus 3T to create buzz saying she's been using it for few months and totally loves it.

17 May 2017


Sarabhai v/s Sarabhai Take 2, a standing ovation is needed

We understood the value of Dekh Bhai Dekh, Srimaan Srimaati, Tu Tu Mein Mein, Hum log, Khichdi, Just Mohabbat, Wagle ki Duniya, as serials like Naagin, Diya aur Baati Hum, Dil Bole Oberoi, Balikaa Vadhu, Tapki Pyaar ki, Dhaii Kilo Prem started parading on our television screens.

10 May 2017

United Airlines

Twitter, nuggets and an important lesson in social media marketing

Love should have aspirations; it should perform miracles, walk the extra mile and break an impossible Twitter record to let the world know how much one loves chicken nuggets.

05 May 2017


Twitter down or not working?

Twitter seemed to have gone offline today for a few hours, the services have now been restored.

01 May 2017


Twitter allies with Bloomberg, to bring dedicated news service

It's a very common practice among users to post a series of tweets while watching a match or participating in an event.

26 Apr 2017

Jet Airways

Harbhajan Singh lashes out at racist Jet Airways pilot

Off spinner Harbhajan Singh took to Twitter lambasting a Jet Airways pilot for manhandling a female passenger and hurling racist abuses at her and her physically-challenged friend.

23 Apr 2017


Twitter hacking for a living, legally

If you think hacking could only put someone in jail then you may have misjudged the potentials of a hacker.

20 Apr 2017


'Fuck off back to India': Irish woman goes on rant

An Irish woman's abusive rant was posted on Twitter and has gone viral, in which she is heard calling fellow train passengers a "disgrace" and telling them to "fuck off back to India".

06 Mar 2017

Donald Trump

'House of Cards' director wants Trump's Twitter account shut

Twitter has received an unusual demand from Beau Willimon, the creator of the popular and riveting political drama, 'House of Cards'.

15 Jan 2017

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt quits NDTV

Barkha Dutt has resigned from NDTV after 21 years in the company.

30 Oct 2016

Jack Dorsey

Vine is dead; Twitter to shut down the service

Exactly four years after acquiring Vine, Twitter decided to shut down the six-second looping video platform.

20 Sep 2016

San Francisco

Now, Twitter's 140-character tweet limit will exclude add-ons

On 19th September, 2016, Twitter declared that its 140-character tweet limit would no longer include add-ons like photos, videos and gifs.

20 Aug 2016


Twitter suspends 235k accounts promoting terrorism and extremism

Microblogging site Twitter said it had suspended 235,000 accounts promoting terrorism over the past six months.